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Tuomo Ruutu is Back and On the Top Line

Injuries have been an issue for Tuomo Ruutu in the past. That is why it was that much more troubling that Ruutu did not make his season debut until Sunday. However what was even more of an issue, is that the Carolina Hurricanes were on the secretive side regarding the nature of his injury. We have become used to teams dodging specifics on injuries, and this was no different. The...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Storm Aftermath: Tuomo Ruutu

Now signed to a four-year, $19 mil. contract, Tuomo Ruutu is expected to play a key role in the Hurricanes future by being a contributor in the team's top-six while providing a much-needed physical presence on top of that. It's hard to deny that Ruutu makes an impact whenever he is in the lineup but unfortunately, Ruutu spent most of this year watching the team from the press...
Via Shutdown Line
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes lose Ruutu to hip surgery

The abbreviated NHL season hasn’t ever begun the Carolina Hurricanes already suffered a major injury hit.Gritty forward Tuomo Ruutu will be sidelined until the playoffs – or even next season – after undergoing hip surgery. The Raleigh News & Observer broke the bad news to Canes fans while leaders of the NHL and NHLPA worked to strike a new deal and end the lockout. Ruutu...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuomo Ruutu undergoes hip surgery

There is still no news on whether or not there will be an NHL season this year, but if there is, the Hurricanes will have to go most of it without winger Tuomo Ruutu, who recently underwent hip surgery and will be out indefinitely. Craig Custance of ESPN was one of the first to break this story and according to him, Ruutu will not return until at least early May, which means that...
Via Shutdown Line
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuomo Ruutu 2011-12 Scoring Chances

If you could sum up Tuomo Ruutu's season in one word, it would likely be "inconsistent." At the end of October, Ruutu had only four points and a lot of people wondered if he was playing through an injury because he didn't look like himself at all. We all knew that Ruutu couldn't continue to play this poor forever and he eventually came around with a solid performances...
Via Shutdown Line
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes agree to 4-year extension with Ruutu

The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a four-year, $19 million contract extension with forward Tuomo Ruutu. The deal will pay Ruutu $4 million next season and $5 million in each of the next three years in a deal that runs through the 2015-16 season. He would've been an unrestricted free agent after this season. The 29-year-old Ruutu is second among Hurricanes skaters with...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

'Canes' Ruutu expected out for 3 weeks

The Carolina Hurricanes say they expect forward Tuomo Ruutu to miss three weeks with an unspecified upper body injury. The team on Wednesday called up forward Jerome Samson from its AHL affiliate in Charlotte on an emergency basis to replace Ruutu. Ruutu was injured in the first period of a 5-3 victory at Montreal on Monday night and did not return. He has a team-best 17 goals...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Ruutu out 3-4 weeks with upper body injury

Carolina Hurricanes center Tuomo Ruutu will be sidelined for three to four weeks with an upper body injury. Ruutu suffered the injury during the first period of Monday's 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens. The 28-year-old Ruutu took a hit from Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec and was forced to leave the game. Ruutu is an unrestricted free agent on July 1, and is the subject...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

From the WTF Files: Senators Interested in Tuomo Ruutu?

With brother Mikko already in the fold as the team's Finnish scout and having once signed Jarkko to a three-year contract, USA Today's Kevin Allen believes that Ottawa is looking to complete the natural Ruutu hat-trick by trading for Tuomo Ruutu at this year's Trade Deadline, stating, "The Senators are looking for offensive help, and Ruutu seems to be their primary...
Via The 6th Sens
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ asking price for Tuomo Ruutu scaring suitors away?

SportsNet’s HockeyCentral Trade Tracker panel recently are reporting that there’s been lots of calls made to the Carolina Hurricanes about the availability of forward Tuomo Ruutu ahead of the February 27 trade deadline....
Via RumorMeThis
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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